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Brigitta GAMES
Sport Water Polo
NOC United States   
GenderWomen
Born09 Feb 1995 in Long Beach, CA, USA
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
International Studies - University of Southern California: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She first gained experience in water polo at age seven attending her brother's high school practice. She took up water polo seriously at age 13 in Colorado, United States of America.
Why this sport?
Her father and brother also played water polo.
Club / Team
CN Sabadell: Spain
Name of coach
David Palma [club]; Adam Krikorian [national], USA
General Interest
Nicknames
B (usawaterpolo.org, 01 Jan 2020)
Hobbies
Camping with her family, going to movies, snowboarding, skiing. (usawaterpolo.org, 01 Jan 2020)
Hero / Idol
US basketball player Kobe Bryant. (usawaterpolo.org, 31 Mar 2019)
Injuries
Two broken ribs prevented her competing at the 2017 World League Super Final in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (usawaterpolo.org, 31 Mar 2019, 23 Dec 2018)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
"Sometimes to get fired up for a game my teammate Amanda and I will start to hand fight and punch each other in the arms." (usawaterpolo.org, 31 Mar 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There are no short cuts to any place worth going. The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more. (usawaterpolo.org, 31 Mar 2019)
Awards and honours
During her collegiate career at University of Southern California in the United States of America, she was named First Team All-American and NCAA All-Tournament First Team. (usawaterpolo.org, 31 Mar 2019; usctrojans.com, 01 Jan 2017)
Other sports
She competed in swimming for Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA, United States of America. (usctrojans.com, 01 Jan 2017)
Famous relatives
Her sister Annika was a swimmer for Ohio University in the United States of America. (usctrojans.com, 01 Jan 2017)

 Competition Highlights
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